TYLER — Crystal Davis was headed to the grocery store when the text message popped up on her phone. It was from her next-door neighbor. “Can you come home?
If you ever wanted to read a story that exemplifies the greed of corporate insurance interests at the expense of the people they are supposedly protecting, this is one. It is a story of a widow and mother struggling to survive in the midst of repeated denials and legal battles to obtain survivor benefits from a workers compensation insurance carrier. Unfortunately, Texas has done away with insurance bad faith claims for this type of case, which throws the average citizen to the wolves of the avarice of companies who do not wish to pay legitimate claims.